‘Catfish’ Star Ashley Sawyer Dead At 23
Ashley Sawyer, subject of MTV’s “Catfish”, has died. She was 23.
Sawyer was in an episode with Michael Fortunato back in 2013. Fortunato unexpectedly died in 2013 of a pulmonary embolism at age 26, just one month after their episode aired.
In a statement to PEOPLE, MTV said: “MTV is deeply saddened to learn that Ashley Sawyer has passed away. Our condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends.”
Shocked and saddened by the death of Ashley Sawyer. So sweet and kind. Thoughts and prayers go out to her family. ?? pic.twitter.com/fC6qG84gfC
— Max Joseph (@maxjoseph) May 2, 2016